The monotub tek mushroom cultivation method is how many professional indoor edible mushroom farmers get their start. It’s the fastest and easiest way to grow mushrooms indoors for beginners.
How to Make a Monotub & How to Make Master Grain Spawn
In this video, we will take you through the entire process of making a monotub and using it to grow manure loving edible mushrooms. The video includes segments on how to make your own master grain spawn using a culture syringe and injection port bag and optional upgrades to take your mushroom grow to the next level.
Monotub tek walk-through that contains links to all the materials used.
Sterilized Grain Bags with Injection Port
00:30 Materials list for making your monotub
02:04 Using an Injection Port Bag to make your own Master Spawn
04:39 Making your monotub
09:57 Sterilizing your tub with rubbing-alcohol before inoculation
12:28 Filling your tub with a manure-based bulk substrate and grain spawn
20:48 Casing your colonized substrate with coco coir
24:09 Harvesting your mushrooms
28:01 Upgrades for your mono tub tek
28:58 Optional air exchange system for managing CO2 levels in your tub
31:50 Using a cycle timer
32:48 Optional humidity control system for managing moisture in your tub
34:28 Optional lighting system for areas without an ambient light source